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What is WABAS? In November 2014 the WABAS group (Writers and Bloggers About Spain) will have its annual meeting in Granada, Spain. The group was created at the end of 2011 to speak positively about the country and counter bad

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On a hot August day I´d planned a girls spa and shopping outing. As it was going to be a hot one in Granada, I decided to head over to Malaga. The city of Malaga is on the coast so

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The Alhambra palace is the only medieval palace in the world which has arrived intact to the present day. After visiting many times myself , one of the things which most fascinates me are the intricate details on the walls. As you

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If you are planning a Granada weekend and don´t have long to spend in this magical city. You´ll want to know the ´must see´ spots around the city. With this in mind I have written this plan for 48h in

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This week instead of writing (it´s too hot…that´s my excuse anyway) it´s your turn to write! I am collecting testimonials about my Spain blog Piccavey.com. So I am keen to hear your comments and experiences. Did I recommend a lovely hotel

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(to see more images above click on the edge to scroll) They say that you should Celebrate small victories. Well over the last 2 years since I began this blog I haven´t been doing much of that. So today I´m

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Granada isn´t your average expat city. It seems that expats who come here are looking for something a little different. There is no beach nearby, the city is historical and full of culture. It´s not simple to get things done

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In Andalusia it’s not unusual for me to be outnumbered by wine drinkers. I drink beer. I always have done. Most of my Spanish friends only drink beer on hot summer days. It seems that things are changing. As interest

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If you have every dreamed of getting married abroad then you´ll probably enjoy this post. I can´t think of a better setting than the magical city of Granada for a Spain wedding. On 27th April 2014 I attended an event

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Moving abroad can sometimes challenge us in different ways. I find it comforting to know that once in a while I can meet up with people like me who took the plunge and moved away from their home country. The

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